Iiyama Rolls Out the ProLite XB2779QS WQHD Monitor

Iiyama has launched the high-end ProLite XB2778QS monitor, offering a 27-inch LED backlit IPS panel that provides a 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, a 5 ms response time, and a native WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440. The monitor also features integrated speakers, an ergonomic stand with 130 mm height and 45° tilt adjustment, and a full suite of inputs including DisplayPort, DVI-D, HDMI and VGA ports.

The Iiyama ProLite XB2779QS will be initially launched in Europe with a retail price of £499 including VAT ($782) with a three year “on-site” Advanced Exchange Warranty.

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  • Duckhunt
    WQHD, finally another great leap forward.
  • waxdart
    Not to hate, but; 16:9 resolution isn't ideal for CAD, graphic design, photography and other demanding tasks. Used to get 1600x1200 and 2048x1536 from old 21" CRTs. This isn't good.

    However, just google and found LG have made a 5.5" phone screen @ 2560 x 1440. They look awesome. 16:9 is fine for that.
  • matter37